Eggplant- Black Beauty

Solanum melongena

Standard seed packet, 35 seeds

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Eggplant- Black Beauty

Solanum melongena

  • Black/purple fruit growing to 16cm by 13cm
  • Very popular
  • Aubergine

Perennial grown as an annual in cool climates. Very popular variety. Bushy spreading plant that produces smooth, rounded, black/purple fruit growing to 16 by 13cm. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 80cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 70cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 72-85 days
Care: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.

(Product number: D3-20)
Seeds per gram: 225 seeds

SKU D3-20
Botanical name: Solanum melongena
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 35 seeds
Seeds per gram: 225
Photo credits:

Photo by Nicolas Li

Photo by Nicolas Li

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